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In a Ray Mears BBC Demo, The Importance of the Sago Tree, he travels to Seram in Indonesia and witnesses the natives using Sago leaves to create this really cool pot at 2:40:

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The Nuaulu tribesman twists the leaves together, somehow causing them to lock into place:

Twisting the leaves Leaves lock into place

Unfortunately, Ray "didn't even attempt it". However, perhaps there is someone here who has and would be generous enough to teach us the technique?

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